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Balinese Music & Dance: Gamelan Sekar Jaya | SF

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Event Details

SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022 (May 7 – October 29)

The 2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces the lineup of over 100 free outdoor music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, and children’s programs. The Festival will open on Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm with Cuban percussionist Jesús Díaz y su Habana Afro-Cuban Ensemble with an opening set from Chulita Vinyl Club at 12:30pm.

Please note there are a few pre-festival events from April 20 to May 4 including The History of Black Music (Sat. April 23) and a Yerba Gardens Tree Tour (Sat. April 30)

Now in its 22nd year, the Festival will run each and every week and weekend until October 29 and is located between Mission and Howard Streets and Third and Fourth Streets in downtown San Francisco.  For more information, visit ybgfestival.org.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022

May 7 – October 29, 2022
Plus pre-festival events April 20-May 3
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission btwn Third and Fourth, SoMa, SF

Directions & Parking | Admission-Free Seating | Performance Times | See the Full Calendar

Saturday, May 18, 2013
Gamelan Sekar Jaya | SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022 (May 7 – October 29)

Gamelan Sekar Jaya, led by master artists from Bali including renowned composer I Made Subandi and legendary dancer Ni Ketut Arini, performs traditional and newly created works on three distinct gamelan ensembles: the brilliantly dynamic five-toned bronze gamelan gong kebyar; the stormy and virtuosic gender wayang batel ensemble of which Subandi is a master, and the rare and energetic ensemble of gigantic bamboo marimbas, gamelan jegog.

They will be joined by Sekar Jaya’s dancers, who articulate the music with the refined movement and tempestuous drama of Balinese dance. The 65-member company of musicians and dancers specializes in the performing arts of Bali, Indonesia.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Funcheap Presents, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA